Peterborough to Boston and Lincoln Line (Great Northern Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

One sunny day, 66777 'Annette', 66778 'Darius Cheskin', and 66745 'Modern Railways (etc.)' got a bit bored with New England yard, and decided to go to ...
Ken Strachan 03/08/2018
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a man in possession of a half decent camera should be recording the timeless good looks of HSTs at speed, ...
Ken Strachan 03/08/2018
Looking North along the recently opened platform 6 [see image 53517]. Notice the dual footbridges - North and South. The concept here is very similar ...
Ken Strachan 05/12/2015
Platforms 6 and 7 at Peterborough are now operational. This view south from a Stansted train should be compared with my earlier view from platform 5 ...
Ken Strachan 05/12/2015




Approaching the level crossing at St James Deeping on the line between Peterborough and Spalding in July 2014 is East Midlands diesel railcar 153357. ...
Ian Dinmore 22/07/2014
This longshot was taken from the level crossing at St James Deeping in July 2014. The signal box here was dismantled brick-by-brick and placed in ...
Ian Dinmore 22/07/2014
A diverted ECML electric service bound for Kings Cross is dragged by a class 47 over the level crossing at St James Deeping, Lincolnshire, in January ...
Ian Dinmore 27/01/1991
A DMU passing the signal box and level crossing alongside the closed station of St James Deeping in 1991. The train is on the former GN line between ...
Ian Dinmore //1991

A diverted ECML electric train bound for Kings Cross being dragged through Littleworth station (closed to passengers in 1961) on the GN line between ...
Ian Dinmore /01/1991

Platform scene at Spalding station in 1981 during the final week of scheduled services over the former direct GN/GE joint line to March. ...
Ian Dinmore //1981
Gas lamps at Spalding in the summer of 1973. ...
Ian Dinmore 02/08/1973



The former station of Algarkirk and Sutterton on the line between Spalding and Boston on 25 February 2018 and now operating as a building and doors ...
John McIntyre 25/02/2018
The station building at Algarkirk and Sutterton on the former GNR line between Spalding and Boston. The station closed to passengers in 1961 however ...
John McIntyre 25/02/2018



Gresley K2 2-6-0 no 61743 'stored' on Boston shed (40F), thought to have been photographed in early 1959. The locomotive was officially withdrawn from ...
K A Gray //1959
Gresley class J6 0-6-0 no 64171 in the 'stored' locomotive sidings alongside Boston shed. The locomotive was officially withdrawn from here in ...
K A Gray //
Gresley K2 2-6-0 no 61748 stands outside 40F Boston shed, thought to have been photographed in 1959. The locomotive was officially withdrawn from here ...
K A Gray //1959
Ex-GN Class G6 0-6-0 no 64231 in store at 40F Boston. The locomotive was officially withdrawn by BR in February 1961. [With thanks to Vic Smith] ...
K A Gray //

The impressive station portico at Boston, Lincolnshire, photographed in September 2002. The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway in 1848. ...
Ian Dinmore 23/09/2002
Part of the station frontage at Boston, Lincolnshire, in September 2002. [Ref query 4860] ...
Ian Dinmore 23/09/2002
The 1215hrs Skegness to Nottingham service crosses the River Witham as it arrives in Boston on 14th July 2017. This view looks North West along the ...
David Prescott 14/07/2017
1215hrs Skegness to Nottingham, formed of an EMT 156/158 combination, arriving in Boston on 14th July 2017. This image taken from the tower of St ...
David Prescott 14/07/2017






The curious buildings at the 1854 Woodhall Junction station, in rural Lincolnshire, photographed in 1977. ...
Ian Dinmore //1977
The substantial station at Woodhall Junction (named Kirkstead from opening until 1922) was on the direct line from Lincoln to Firsby and only closed ...
Mark Bartlett 21/05/2012
Scene at Woodhall Junction, Lincolnshire, looking north in 1977, some seven years after closure to passengers. The through Boston - Lincoln platforms ...
Ian Dinmore //1977


The former station at Southrey, Lincolnshire, on the GNR Lincoln - Boston line standing alongside the River Witham. Photographed in August 1997, some ...
Ian Dinmore /08/1997

The attractive Italianate lines of the GN station at Bardney, Lincolnshire in 1977. The station, which closed to passenger traffic in 1970, has since ...
Ian Dinmore //1977






This is a five platform station. ...

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This single car formed the 1722 to Cleethorpes two days ago, and was advised as very busy. ...
John Yellowlees 13/06/2018
Lincoln station. ...
Iain C Steel /5/2003
Lincoln station exterior. ...
Iain C Steel /5/2003
Lincoln station. ...
Iain C Steel /5/2003